On-premises load generators

You can run tests on on-premises load generators. This is ideal for running load tests on applications that cannot be accessed from over your firewall.

To create, edit or delete a load generator, select Assets > Load Generators and do one of the following:

Action How to
Create
  1. Click Create to open the New Load Generator dialog box.
  2. Give the new load generator a meaningful name and description.

  3. Select the relevant operating system.

  4. Set the maximum number of Vusers for each supported protocol. Default values are displayed.

  5. Click Save.

    A key is generated for the load generator and is displayed in the details on the right.

Edit
  1. Select a load generator.
  2. Click Edit.
  3. Update the load generator's details.

When you edit a load generator, you can use the Enable Vuser Logs Collection toggle. to enable or disable the collection of Vuser logs during a load test.

To enable log collection for a load test, enable the Collect Vuser logs from on-premises load generatorsin its General options. For details, see Generate and download logs.

Delete

Click Delete to delete a load generator. The load generator is detached from any load tests in which it is included and is then deleted entirely.

Note: This option is only available if Project Management is not enabled for your tenant.

Remove

Click Remove to remove a load generator from the current project. The load generator is detached from any load tests in the current project in which it is included and is then removed from the current project. The load generator is still available in any other project in which it is configured and you can copy it back to the current project in Project Management.

Note: This option is only available if Project Management is enabled for your tenant.

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